National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2008

01. Evaluation of a new procedure for deep intrauterine insemination (DUI) using a deep intrauterine insertion catheter in sows
02. Genotyping of bovine coronaviruses using reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction/restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis (RT-PCR/RFLP)
03. Identification of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhimurium, Choleraesuis, Dublin, Enteritidis, and Gallinarum by detection of multiple serovar-specific genes
04. The features of brainstem auditory evoked potentials in experimentally induced bovine spongiform encephalopathy
05. Molecular epidemiological study on zoonotic agents, such as avian influenza virus, in a Southeastern Asian region
06. Tick bioactive molecules are keys to the transmission of tick-borne pathogens
07. H5N1 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza isolated from whooper swan in Japan is distinguished from viruses of past outbreak in Japan genetically and antigenically
08. Development of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) that can distinguish between live attenuated vaccines for infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) in Japan and field isolates
09. Biological and biochemical characterization of L-type-like bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) detected in Japanese black beef cattle
10. Bovine epizootic encephalomyelitis caused by Akabane virus and its diagnoses
11. Economical loss due to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome in 2006 was \28 billion
12. Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis by a combination of liquid culture medium and real-time PCR
13. Determination of Ustiloxin A in forage rice silage
14. Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation can reduce levels of deoxynivalenol (DON), a major feed-contaminating mycotoxin, in corn silage
15. Disinfectant effect of slaked lime against avian influenza virus
16. Two biotype viruses in the foot-and-mouth disease virus O/JPN/2000
17. Pathological characterization of cattle infected with the Fusan strain cattle type rinderpest virus
18. Alteration of the biological and biochemical characteristics of bovine spongiform encephalopathy prions during interspecies transmission in transgenic mice models
19. Lactoferrin prevents prion accumulation in cultured cells
20. Type-1 serum opacity factor may contribute to the virulence of the limited members of Streptococcus suis
21. Bovine papillomavirus type 9 induces epithelial papillomas on the teat skin of heifers
22. Intramammary infusions of recombinant bovine interleukin-8 induce systemic inflammatory reactions in cows at drying-off
23. Generalized hyperkeratosis caused by Scopulariopsis brevicaulis in a Japanese Black calf
24. Identification of the cell surface markers that correlate with the efficacy of cell-mediated immunity to influenza virus infections
25. Depuration kinetics and tissue disposition of perfluorinated compounds, an emerging group of pollutants, in chickens
26. Prevalence and characteristics of eae - and stx -positive Escherichia coli from wild birds in the immediate environment of Tokyo Bay